RestaurantsHertfordshireTringHP23

Harden's says

Founder Luke Garnsworthy and head chef Scott Barnard move their relaxed fine dining restaurant from Berkhamstead to a larger site in Tring. The new venue seats up to 15 people for each service where diners sit together and watch Scott complete each dish in front of them. Choose from a set lunch, three course, tasting menu or vegetarian tasting menu.

survey result

Summary

£52
   ££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Eating at Scott Barnard’s chef’s table (max 15 diners) is a “real indulgence” for its “delicious and generous tasting menu, displaying wonderful seasonal produce and the skill of the team”. It was “perfect for the first meal out after lockdown, and fabulous as ever”. There’s also a “secret Cellar Bar” and dining room, and a spin-off Crocker’s in Henley.

Summary

£55
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I felt like a judge on MasterChef!”. The 2015 runner-up in MC:The Professionals, Scott Barnard has created “a great new addition to the town” with this two-year-old, “most-amazing, intimate chef’s-table experience”, which features 14 seats around the counter of an open kitchen. “The food is good, sometimes great” and “the concept of watching Scott and his team prepare the tasting menu in front of you, with the opportunity to ask questions and get involved in fabulous conversation makes this an amazing culinary experience”. A Henley spin-off is planned to open next year.

Summary

£55
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I felt like a judge on MasterChef!”. The 2015 runner-up in MC:The Professionals, Scott Barnard has created “a great new addition to the town” with this year-old, “most-amazing, intimate chef’s-table experience”, which features 14 seats around the counter of an open kitchen. “The food is good, sometimes great” and “the concept of watching Scott and his team prepare the tasting menu in front of you, with the opportunity to ask questions and get involved in fabulous conversation makes this an amazing culinary experience”. A Henley spin-off is planned to open next year.

Summary

£58
   ££
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

MasterChef: The Professionals 2015 runner-up, Scott Barnard’s quirky (especially for beyond the M25) newcomer features 14 seats around the counter of an open kitchen. It opened in May 2018 shortly before our survey came to a conclusion, so no feedback for a rating as yet, but early press and blog reports suggests its funky small plates make it well worth a try.

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Restaurant details

No dress code
39
12

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.50 £14.80 £4.95 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £25.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
74 High Street, Tring, HP23 4AF
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday7 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑4 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
Saturday12 pm‑4 pm, 7 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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